Articles tagged “lcc”

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to Start Its First Commercial Flights

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to Start Its First Commercial Flights

Nguyen Kieu Giang, Bloomberg

Vietnam's aviation market is highly competitive with local and foreign airline competitors. Given the growth of the market, there just might be room for a new lost-cost entrant within a crowded field if it has something different to offer.

3 months ago

Cathay Pacific CEO Still Has a Very Tough Job Ahead

Cathay Pacific CEO Still Has a Very Tough Job Ahead

Angus Whitley and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Like airlines around the world, Cathay Pacific has to contend with inroads from those pesky low-cost carriers. Unfortunately, the airline has an infrastructure problem that limits its options — constrained capacity in Hong Kong.

1 year ago

Westjet Wants to Take New Low-Cost Carrier Swoop Into U.S. and Mexico

Westjet Wants to Take New Low-Cost Carrier Swoop Into U.S. and Mexico

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

Westjet is already stepping up its plans for low-cost offshoot Swoop. It hopes to use the airline to fend off competition from bargain-basement rivals such as Flair Airlines.

1 year ago

Ryanair Reaches Historic Deal With UK Labor Union

Ryanair Reaches Historic Deal With UK Labor Union

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

It’s taken Ryanair a long time to come around to the idea of union recognition, but today’s news is good for both the airline and its pilots in the long run.

1 year ago